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Dispatch from South Korea - No.1 Magpie Mode

As I’ve said before, I see my role as a Nuffield Scholar not to become an authoritiy on the countries I visit. Such an aspriation is impossible with five countries and only 10 weeks. 1,407 more words


Serviceable sentences, 43/10,000

The primary outcome of popular pressure is not so much to shift policy as to shift public presentation of policy.
—Nulle Terre Sans Seigneur, “ 66 more words


Raise the Minimum Wage???

Over the years and throughout the many decades upon decades people have argued with each other particularly in political and economic circles over the merits of the minimum wage and whether it should be risen, stay at the same level, or even be abolished. 1,115 more words


Ontario's Minimum Wage Increase: Buying Votes at the Expense of the Poor

See the original article for the Canadian Student Business Review here

Tyler Baessler

Chief Financial Officer, McGill Students’ Trading Society

With Ontario’s next provincial election to be held within a year, the governing Liberals, led by Kathleen Wynne, are polling in third place, trailing the frontrunner Progressive Conservatives by a margin of 21% (Bozinoff, 2017). 936 more words

Homelessness in the Silicon Valley: How Can We Achieve Inclusive Growth?

Last week, I was at the Singularity University Global Summit in downtown SF giving a presentation on Autonomous Vehicles. It was at the Hilton on Union Square. 1,199 more words

NBFCs : The present scenario (Part I)

In the present economic system of India, NBFCs (Non-Banking Financial Companies) have assumed a significant role in providing accessible and affordable financial services. We will be covering NBFCs in a series of articles. 786 more words

Let Us Not Suspend Disbelief

Every year since our ‘tryst with destiny’, a person has stood on the pedestal of Red Fort and exhorted us to embark on the path of ‘nation-building’. 497 more words